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Synonyms for tick
tɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tick, ticking(noun)

    a metallic tapping sound

    "he counted the ticks of the clock"

    Synonyms:
    ticking, check mark, check

  2. tick(noun)

    any of two families of small parasitic arachnids with barbed proboscis; feed on blood of warm-blooded animals

    Synonyms:
    ticking, check mark, check

  3. check mark, check, tick(noun)

    a mark indicating that something has been noted or completed etc.

    "as he called the role he put a check mark by each student's name"

    Synonyms:
    impediment, baulk, cheque, stay, confirmation, bridle, ticking, hitch, chip, handicap, assay, stoppage, balk, check, check-out procedure, bank check, tab, chit, curb, halt, deterrent, check mark, hinderance, hindrance, substantiation, stop, arrest, verification, checkout

  4. tick(verb)

    a light mattress

    Synonyms:
    ticking, check mark, check

  5. click, tick(verb)

    make a clicking or ticking sound

    "The clock ticked away"

    Synonyms:
    click, penetrate, dawn, beat, flick, get through, sink in, mark, come home, check, chatter, check off, ticktack, retick, snap, tick off, clack, cluck, get across, fall into place, mark off, ticktock

  6. tick, ticktock, ticktack, beat(verb)

    make a sound like a clock or a timer

    "the clocks were ticking"; "the grandfather clock beat midnight"

    Synonyms:
    baffle, exhaust, get, circumvent, stick, crush, vanquish, mark, mystify, flummox, retick, outwit, nonplus, trounce, drum, beat up, bunk, dumbfound, tucker out, flap, perplex, beat out, gravel, thump, check off, ticktack, outsmart, amaze, beat, thrum, ticktock, puzzle, quiver, check, click, pound, mark off, work over, pulsate, overreach, bewilder, tucker, vex, stupefy, wash up, outfox, tick off, pose, scramble, shell

  7. tick, retick(verb)

    sew

    "tick a mattress"

    Synonyms:
    beat, mark, ticktock, retick, tick off, mark off, check off, ticktack, check, click

  8. check, check off, mark, mark off, tick off, tick(verb)

    put a check mark on or near or next to

    "Please check each name on the list"; "tick off the items"; "mark off the units"

    Synonyms:
    ensure, hold in, jibe, tick off, label, fit, gibe, chequer, hold, moderate, distinguish, learn, checker, mark off, ticktack, stop, pock, condition, assure, nock, tally, beat, scar, suss out, check off, check over, match, check up on, control, look into, ascertain, mark, insure, retick, tag, check, train, arrest, hold back, click, set, stigmatize, find out, see, discipline, stigmatise, grade, pit, cross out, denounce, mark out, correspond, score, curb, punctuate, notice, check into, contain, strike off, strike out, determine, see to it, retard, crack, turn back, watch, brand, differentiate, break, cross off, agree, ticktock, check out, go over, note, commemorate, delay

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tick(n.)

    Synonyms:
    click, beat

  2. tick(n.)

    Synonyms:
    bed-tick, ticking

  3. tick(n.)

    Synonyms:
    trust, credit

  4. tick(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    click, beat

  5. tick(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    score, check, check off

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    ticks, icts, check, graduation, ict, tick-tock

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How to use tick in a sentence?

  1. David Mawson:

    We voted to either stay in the European Union or leave the European Union. There wasn't a box to tick for a deal. I voted to leave.

  2. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    The brain is a tick that sucks all reality out of us. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  3. Ilia Rochlin:

    This tick can bite humans, pets, farm animals and wildlife.

  4. Daniel Pastula:

    It has to be insect repellent that is actually shown to work. Things with DEET or picaridin or IR3535 are the recommended ones, according to the EPA and the CDC, essentially, you don't need to worry about Powassan if you don't get bit by a tick.

  5. Michael Bolliger:

    Things played out in the way we had all expected so we can tick this box and move on.


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